Google's new Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones are some of the best Android-based smartphones money can buy, but what happens when you drop, or damage your expensive new Android 7.1-powered handset? Other than cry of course.
Google has teamed with repair company uBreakiFix, with Google providing its consumers access to manufacturer-backed, same-day repair services that use OEM parts. Yahoo reports that you will "not have to wait for appointments to get your broken screens fixed, and you can use the available mail-in service if you are not able to visit any of the 250 retail locations".
There are over 250 locations in 187 cities across the US, with each store featuring a team of specialists who will get your Pixel or Pixel XL up and running agian. uBreakiFix CEO and founder Justin Wetherill explains: "We are pleased to provide Pixel customers with the quality repair service and exceptional customer experience that have come to define our brand. A broken device shouldn't have to ruin someone's day".
"uBreakiFix specializes in same-day repair service of small electronics including mending cracked screens, water damage, software issues, camera issues and most other technical problems in its stores", reports Yahoo.
- Pixel screen repair - $129.99
- Pixel XL screen repair - $149.99
Pixel and Pixel XL owners can send their broken smartphones into uBreakiFix directly, by visiting their website and finding the address of their closest store.
Who, and what is uBreakiFix? The company was founded in 2009 by Justin Wetherill and David Reiff who joined Eddie Trujillo to change things up by offering brick-and-mortor tech repair goodness that was quick, affordable and had good customer service. The company quickly grew without taking on debt, investors or consultants. uBreakiFix is now finds home in over 250 stores in the US alone, with 25 more stores by the end of the year.